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NEW IECC CODES STRESS SUSTAINABILITY, SAFETY

There are new commercial lighting code requirements for office buildings in metro Denver. The International Energy Conservation Code is a set of regulations enacted to create or enhance energy-efficient office building systems, including mechanical, lighting and power. “This comprehensive energy conservation code establishes minimum regulations for energy-efficient buildings using prescriptive and performance-related provisions,” states the … Continue reading NEW IECC CODES STRESS SUSTAINABILITY, SAFETY

QSC’s NEW OFFICE PROJECTS COOL BOULDER VIBE

Costa Mesa, California-based QSC is a designer and manufacturer of professional, state-of-the art audio/visual systems for clients large and small worldwide.  With facilities in the U.S., South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, QSC is an industry leader in planning and design, procurement, build-to-order manufacturing, and distribution of its parts and finished goods.  With … Continue reading QSC’s NEW OFFICE PROJECTS COOL BOULDER VIBE

BUDGETS DRIVE HOW TO “MILLENNIALIZE” THE OFFICE

It’s pretty easy to “millennialize” the office, at least when it comes to design concept. Why wouldn’t it be? Millennials are the most studied and observed age group in American history. Besides, designers “ize” spaces for myriad office cultures and specialized industries every day. That’s the essence of the profession, after all. A company’s office … Continue reading BUDGETS DRIVE HOW TO “MILLENNIALIZE” THE OFFICE

LOBBIES

LOBBIES MUST ADAPT TO CHANGING WORK ENVIRONMENT

You don’t hear much about building lobbies lately, what with the cacophony of the open office debate still drowning out most everything else. Maybe that’s because lobbies are quite literally on “neutral” ground, surrounded by the workplace evolution raging at their fringes. And what is a traditional lobby anyway? Does it really have a true … Continue reading LOBBIES MUST ADAPT TO CHANGING WORK ENVIRONMENT

FLIP-FACTOR

LANDLORDS, PROPERTY MANAGERS SHOULD BEWARE OF THE ‘FLIP FACTOR’

What happens when it’s time to “close up” the open office? That is, what do landlords have to go through when an open plan tenant vacates the space that was built out originally for a more “traditional” company? Open plan characteristics can vary widely, but most consist of twelve-foot ceilings (or higher), exposed ductwork, perimeter … Continue reading LANDLORDS, PROPERTY MANAGERS SHOULD BEWARE OF THE ‘FLIP FACTOR’

How property managers should prepare for tenant moves

So you’re a tenant on the move. You began this exciting and exhausting journey what seems like a decade ago. You picked over one space after another with your broker. You pored over dozens of sets of plans with your architect. You endured furniture meetings. Lighting meetings. IT meetings. Construction meetings. Meetings on top of … Continue reading How property managers should prepare for tenant moves

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